Bad weather sends Carmarthenshire League to Coleg Sir Gar

THE recent run of bad weather has led the Carmarthenshire League back to college.

In an unprecedented move, the League have made the decision to play it's Cup Semi Finals at the G3 pitch at Coleg Sir Gar in Llanelli.

League secretary Colin Jenkins told Llanelli Online: “Normally the semi-finals are played on Saturday's at neutral grounds. The wet weather that we have experienced since the turn of the year has led to a mountain of...

Your chance to win Giggs’s shirt

A lucky footballer in Llanelli could be wearing their new shirt like a boss if they take part in the local community 6 a side league.

The Wales manager Ryan Giggs, who took over the biggest job in Welsh football a couple of weeks ago, broke world records in the summer when he took part in some special 6 a side games that drew the biggest crowds to have ever watched small sided football.

Giggs was a central figure in the so-called “Ronaldinho and Friends” games with a host of top...

Llanelli AFC ‘The Reds’ chairman to stand down

The Llanelli AFC (The Reds) chairman David Craddock is to stand down at the end of this season. Craddock has been largely responsible for the good fortunes and sustainability of The Reds following previous financial difficulties at the club.

The management and coaching team of Andy Hill and Mark Dickenson have also brought silverware and promotion with their hard work on and off the field. The reds went through a tremendous spell of an unbeaten run last season and many put that...

Carmarthenshire League weekly round-up

LOUGHOR remain top of the Premier Division after a 1-0 victory at Felinfoel. Bwlch are in second place with 24 points, with Seaside in third. Llandeilo and Tumble United make up the bottom with 7 points each.

In Division 1, Gorseinon and Killay lead the table with both sides on 33 points, Loughor Reserves and Johnstown United are at the bottom, Ponthenri just above them after having points deducted.

In Division 2, leaders Johnstown have an 8 point gap on second side Camford Sports,...

Penygaer playing field asset transfer on hold

On Monday 13th November, Jonathan Fearn, Carmarthenshire County Council Head of Property, indicated to the Town Council that the agreed asset transfer of Penygaer Playing Fields would have to be put on hold pending the result of the Public Inquiry into the village green application for Llanerch Playing Fields.

The legal advice he had received was for the services of the Town Council to be withdrawn during this period with...

‘No Balls’ at Llanedi Community Council’s parks

Residents in Llanedi have taken to social media to question why Llanedi Community Council have erected signs in two separate children's playgrounds which prohibit ball games.

The signs which appeared in Bronallt Park and Llanedi Park recently prohibit the playing of ball games and skateboarding. Former County Councillor Steve Lloyd-Janes claims that Llanedi park actually has a set of goalposts.

Some residents have questioned what the children are supposed to do at the park. One asked:...

The Reds cut it fine to beat Cwmamman

Reds v Cwmamman United by Alan (The Reds) Evans

STILL not firing on all cylinders, Llanelli Town are nevertheless grinding out results, and following the hard-earned win over Undy in their previous match, they left it very late against near neighbours Cwmamman, with a Joe Clarke strike two minutes from time sealing matters in their favour.

Once again they dominated possession, but...

Undy go under as Follows fires in two for The Reds

Report by Alan (The Reds) Evans

Two second-half goals by Jordan Follows clinched the visitors three hard-earned points against opponents who belied their lowly league position, posing plenty of problems throughout.

Still missing three or four regulars, the Reds` drafted Liam Samuel into an unfamiliar right back position, but both Jordan Davies and James Loveridge started, although the latter lasted barely five minutes, pulling up with a hamstring...

Reds cup run ends at Celtic Park

Celtic Park has become something of a graveyard to Reds` hopes as they have still to record a win at the ground. Their latest visit in the second round of the JD Welsh Cup proved to be no more successful, although the manner of the loss was contentious to say the least, and hard to take.

With the score locked at 1-1 deep into stoppage time and a further 30 minutes looming, a tackle by Kurtis March on home striker Josh Bull on the byline led to Bull going down far too easily, but...

Reds sink Afan Lido and cruise to quarter finals of League Cup

Sports report by Alan (The Reds) Evans

As holders of the Nathaniel Car Sales League Cup, Llanelli Town cruised through to the quarter-finals of the competition with a comfortable win at the Marston`s Stadium, following their 4-0 league success at the same venue a fortnight previously.

Goals by Robert Thomas in the first half and a quick-fire double by Jordan Follows in the second saw them safely home, and on this showing, they look quite capable of...